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Columbus East edges Columbus North 43-39 in boys basketball

December 21, 2013
Columbus North High School



    COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Junior Connor Umphress scored 17 points and senior Bryce Lienhoop added 13 Friday evening (Dec. 20), leading the Columbus East boys basketball team to a 43-39 victory over Columbus North.
    Sophomore Parker Chitty chipped in eight points and classmate Kevin Williams added five to account for all the scoring for the Olympians (4-0).
    Seniors Elliott Welmer and Evan Henry each scored 12 points to pace the Bull Dogs (4-1). Junior Josh Speidel chipped in nine points, while junior Trent Larson and senior Andre Abedian each netted three points.
    Columbus North overcame a slow start to lead 20-18 at the half. But the Olympians rallied for a 28-27 edge at the third stop and the hosts overcame a small deficit in the final quarter to pull out the decision.
    The teams split the sub-varsity games.
    Junior Devin Mann scored 18 points and classmate Vince Grana chipped in eight points as Columbus North took a 45-33 victory in the JV game. Junior Marquis Humes and sophomores Mitchell Kelley and Drew Schoeberl each added four points for the Bull Dogs. Sophomore Zach Sanders paced Columbus East with 18 points.
    In the freshman contest, Tanner McFall sank four 3-pointers en route to a game-high 17 to points as the Olympians prevailed 36-26. Jonathan Foster added eight points for the hosts. Triston Perry scored seven points, Alex King tallied six points and Wade Rankin had five points for the Bull Dogs.
    The Columbus North varsity returns to action at about 12:30 p.m. next Saturday (Dec. 28) against Evansville Harrison in the first-round of the City Securities Hall of Fame Classic in New Castle. Greensburg and Mt. Vernon (Fortville) square off in the opening game at 11 a.m. A consolation game is set for 6 p.m., and the championship game is at 8 p.m.
 
GAME SUMMARIES
At Columbus East
 
Varsity Game
    Columbus North (39) -- Evan Henry 4-13 2-2 12, Trent Larson 1-10 0-0 3, Christian Glass 0-2 0-2 0, Josh Speidel 4-13 1-2 9, Elliott Welmer 5-10 2-3 12, Andre Abedian 1-5 0-0 3, Nick Littrell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 15-53 5-9 39.
    Columbus East (43) -- Nate Nolting 0-4 0-0 0, Connor Umphress 5-12 6-9 17, Bryce Lienhoop 6-10 1-2 13, Parker Chitty 2-7 4-4 8, Kevin Williams 2-5 1-2 5, Jordan Foster 0-0 0-0 0, Josh Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Peyton Gray 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 15-40 12-17 43.
Columbus North ............ 4 16   7 12 -- 39
Columbus East ............... 9   9 10 15 -- 43 
    3-point shooting: CN 4-22 (Henry 2-7, Abedian 1-3, Larson 1-8, Welmer 0-1, Speidel 0-3), Columbus East 1-8 (Umphress 1-3, Linehoop 0-1, Gray 0-1, Chitty 0-3).
    Rebounds: CN 36 (Welmer 11, Speidel 9), Columbus East 32 (Umphress 8, Lienhoop 5).
    Assists: CN 3 (Henry 1, Larson 1, Glass 1), Columbus East 3 (Lienhoop 2, Chitty 1).
    Turnovers: CN 11 (Speidel 5, Welmer 5), Columbus East NA.
    Steals: CN 10 (Henry 3, Speidel 3, Welmer 3), Columbus East NA.
    Total fouls: CN 17, Columbus East 13.
    Fouled out: None.
    Technical fouls: None.
 
JV Game
    Columbus North (45) -- Cameron Fathauer 1-4 1-1 3, Vince Grana 2-8 2-2 8, Devin Mann 8-12 1-1 18, Mitchell Kelley 2-4 0-0 4, Marquis Humes 2-5 0-0 4, Payton Kelsay 1-2 0-0 2, Alex Algee 1-1 0-1 2, Drew Schoeberl 1-3 2-4 4. Totals: 18-39 6-9 45.
    Columbus East (33) -- Kelley Foreman 0-1 2-2 2, Zach Sanders 7-17 0-0 18, Alex Galle 2-5 0-2 4, Austin Proffitt 2-5 0-0 4, Rhett Meyers 1-2 0-1 2, Noah Kinnard 0-1 0-1 0, Steven O'Neal 0-2 0-0 0, Mark Sublette 1-1 1-2 3. Totals: 13-34 3-8 33.
Columbus North ............ 6 15 15   9 -- 45
Columbus East ............... 7   8   2 16 -- 33
    3-point shooting: CN 3-10 (Grana 2-6, Mann 1-3, Fathauer 0-1), Columbus East 4-15 (Zach Sanders 4-12, Kinnaird 0-1, O'Neal 0-1, Proffitt 0-1).
    Rebounds: CN 27 (Mann 6, Kelley 6), Columbus East 20 (Foreman 5).
    Assists: CN 9 (Mann 3), Columbus East NA.
    Turnovers: CN 10 (Fathauer 3, Kelley 3), Columbus East 5.
    Steals: CN 10 (Kelley 4, Grana 3), Columbus East NA.
    Total fouls: CN 12, Columbus East 9.
    Fouled out: None.
    Technical fouls: None.
 
Freshman Game
    Columbus North (26) -- Wade Rankin 2 1-1 5, Zach Green 1 0-0 2, Peyton Russell 0 0-0 0, Nathan VanDeventer 0 0-3 0, Spencer Fairbanks 1 0-0 2, Grant Byers 0 0-0 0, Triston Perry 2 1-2 7, Cameron Wilson 0 0-0 0, Tanner Payne 0 0-0 0, Alex King 2 0-0 6, Ethan Mitchell 1 0-0 2, Stephon Peters-Smith 1 0-0 2. Totals: 10 2-6 26.
    Columbus East (36) -- Chaz Painter 2 0-0 4, Kyle Frost 0 0-0 0, Caleb Voelker 1 0-0 2, Tanner McFall 5 3-6 17, Jonathan Foster 3 1-1 8, Thomas Ruch 1 0-0 2, Zach Springhorn 0 0-0 0, Luke Hostetler 0 0-0 0, Harry Crider 1 1-3 3. Totals: 13 5-10 36.
Columbus North ............ 10  6   8  2 -- 26
Columbus East ............... 12  7 10  7 -- 36
    3-point goals: CN 4 (Perry 2, King 2), Columbus East 5 (McFall 4, Foster 1).
    Total fouls: CN 14, Columbus East 11.
    Fouled out: None.
    Technical fouls: None.
 

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